Largest NZ flood flow on record

Flood flows on the Buller River this month were the largest of any river in New Zealand in almost 100 years, NIWA measurements show. NIWA hydrodynamics... Read More

Bowel screening programme crucial, says Minister

Health Minister Andrew Little says the Government’s National Bowel Screening Programme is saving lives. More than 1000 New Zealanders have had... Read More

Nurses reject government‘s latest pay offer

Nurses have rejected the latest offer with the DHBs, with strikes planned for August and September now back on the table. Earlier this month, the Nurses... Read More

Scott-Young: rugby player & aspiring biotechnician

Angus Scott-Young proves that professional rugby and a university education can go hand in hand. Standing 6ft3 and weighing 113kg, you'd be hard-pressed... Read More

Chance of rain for some this weekend

More wet weather is coming into the NZ area - but it's not as extreme nor is it heavy falling in unusual places, says “Fiordland... Read More

Commission releases supermarket prices findings

UPDATE 9.41AM: The Commerce Commission's draft report into competition in the retail grocery sector has found that it is not working well for consumers. Its... Read More

A life changing moment on the slopes of Norway

Luke Henley is sitting in snow at the top of Mount Ernslaw in Queenstown, and he feels like crying. It’s an emotional moment. After breaking his... Read More

Olympics recap: A silver day for New Zealand

New Zealand has seen silver on Wednesday in Tokyo, with a medal in the women's double sculls rowing and the All Black Sevens losing to Fiji. A dominant... Read More

Seafood industry waste may help protect NZ rivers

  Waste mussel shells could become a low-tech, natural tool to filter pollutants from New Zealand waterways if field testing by University of Canterbury... Read More

Plan to eliminate hepatitis C in NZ by 2030

A plan to eliminate hepatitis C in New Zealand, reducing liver cancer and the need for liver transplants, has been released today by Associate Minister... Read More

Magic appoint new coach after challenging season

Mary-Jane Araroa has been appointed as the Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic’s new head coach for the 2022 ANZ Premiership. Araroa steps up from her... Read More

Police issue warning to vehicle owners

Police are warning car owners, particularly those with a Mazda Demio or Nissan Tiida, to have security measures in place to help prevent their vehicles... Read More

NZTA to work with industry over rule enforcement

The New Zealand Transport Agency Waka Kotahi says it's looking at ways to lessen the immediate impact of enforcing a rule that has forced some motorhomes... Read More

People focused new health service standard

The updated Ngā Paerewa Health and Disability Services Standard will help to improve health outcomes for New Zealanders, says the Ministry of Health’s... Read More

Last chance to apply for graduate programme

Time is ticking for graduates to secure their place in the GovTechTalent programme – dubbed a paid, once in a lifetime opportunity to fast-track... Read More